Philips Product Quality & Reliability Transformation Leader in Eindhoven, Netherlands

Your challenge

Do you want to be a transformation leader, teaming up with over 20 Quality and Reliability professionals to support all Philips businesses globally with End-to-end (E2E) product Quality and Reliability?

Do you want to transform teams and organizations to embed Philips’ Design for Reliability capabilities ?

Do you want to play a leading role to raise the bar for development and operational quality and realize the company’s quality strategy and targets ?

Your responsibilities

  • You will act as an ambassador for PInS’ Quality and Reliability service propositions based on in depth technical expertise and solid working experience in the implementation of development and operational quality into projects, processes and organizations

  • In alignment with local business management, you will identify opportunities and create roadmaps to improve quality and reliability of new or existing products and processes

  • You will propose actionable improvement strategies and gain support of local stakeholders for their execution

  • You will take ownership for the implementation of Design for -Six Sigma, -Reliability, -Testing and Manufacturing (DfX) strategies in businesses, throughout the whole life cycle.

  • You will manage improvement projects and teams to implement sustainable changes

  • You will coach and grow senior colleagues towards higher skills and maturity in project management and consultancy skills

  • You will cooperate globally with innovation excellence programs and the business and grow a network with relevant stakeholders

  • You will actively participate in expert networks as well within Philips as externally in own professional field.

Your team

The Product Quality & Reliability team is part of Reliability Solutions service of Philips Innovation Services and is a dynamic group of more than 20 experts in the field of Reliability and Quality engineering.

As part of the Q&R service, they have direct access to a broad range of product reliability test- and material analyze facilities and experts.

All are DfSS Green belt or Black Belt, active in designing in or improving reliability of complex, innovative products and processes for our customers from both internal Philips businesses as well as external companies, located all over the world.

Our offer

We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore.

Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • Depending on experience, a year salary (fulltime) between € 79.000,- and € 102.000,- (including personal benefits package)

  • 25 Days of leave and the possibility to purchase up to 20 extra days off annually

  • A variable bonus based on both Philips results and personal performance

  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, free training and coaching

  • Solid company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package

  • Opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount

  • Healthy work-life balance

We are looking for

  • MSc /PhD degree in relevant area of expertise; discipline like Physics, Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial Engineering, etc.

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in customer oriented product development (preferably global) organizations

  • Knowledge and understanding of the relevant application and technology area, or capable to gain this quickly

  • In-depth knowledge and a proven track record in implementing and applying concepts in the fields of quality, reliability and problem solving in organizations

  • DfSS or DMAIC Black Belt/Master Black Belt, or equivalent by experience

  • Experience and track record in automotive industry and its tools and concepts (PFMEA, Control Plan, PPAP) and/or Healthcare industry (GMP, GLP, quality standards) are strongly preferred.

  • You combine analytical and conceptual thinking, physical insight, flexibility and structured way of working to deliver sustainable project results

  • You are able to inspire people, lead and mobilize teams, with training and coaching capabilities.

  • An entrepreneurial attitude; establish improvements and results, acquisition skills, customer minded

  • Communication, change management, consultancy skills through all stakeholders levels within the business, verbally and in writing

  • You are a motivated self-propelling person, with determination to succeed and the ability to manage change.

  • Fluent in English

  • You are willing to travel a substantial part of the job.


If you recognize yourself in this profile and want to join a team of (global) Quality and Reliability professionals, please apply.

In case of questions you can contact the responsible Talent Acquisition Consultant: Koen Meewis ( ).

After a pre-selection process, successful candidates will be invited for face-to-face recruitment and/or business interviews. These interviews will take place at the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.